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. >> the latest unemployment figures are trending in the wrong direction. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with more on this. good morning. >> if you have been out of work, this news comes as no surprise. finding a job is not easy. there is discouraging news. maryland's unemployment rate rose unemployment7.3% in august. there was a significant increase in unemployment in maryland and florida. the number dropped since the recession reportedly ended. >> the labor market will always lag the recovery. the economic output has increase. the labor market has not caught up with that. in terms of getting by with squeezing more productivity out of existing workers. >> there is a website to help marylanders out of work of finding a job. is the maryland workforce exchange. we have posted a link on our website. click on project economy. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the news is not all bad. 200 new jobs will be created and the transmission plants in white marsh. this is thanks to a government grant. it was approved by the government. there is good news for a change on the housing market. new
breaking news out of northwest baltimore. there was a two alarm blaze this morning. >> jennifer franciotti is live at the scene in northwest with more. good morning. >> that fire is under control. firefighters are putting out some hot spots. it looks like a portion of liberty heights was shut down. in looks like traffic has reopened. fire fighters were using a fire hydrant along liberty heights. the fire started about 3:30 this morning on hillsdale. it happened to a vacant house. the intensity of the fire was so big that it's spread to two adjacent homes. one of the homes had been turned into a nursing home with four residents. they were safely evacuated. no injuries reported there. the other house, there was one occupant inside. he got out safely. no one was inside the vacant house. it did go to two alarms because of the intensity of the fire. firefighters were able to make a good knock on the fire and get everything under control. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. fire equipment remains on the scene. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it thank you.
area. state >> agencies and utilities are ready to spring into action. jennifer franciotti is live and fells point with more on the story. >> the nice thing is we have seen city crews coming by. they come by with their flashing yellow lights. they are monitoring flash flooding. so far so good in fells point. we have had intermittent heavy rain. this is the lightest it has been all morning long. emergency workers have spent much of wednesday preparing for this storm. attract this on the radar. there were -- they tracked this on the radar. there are 52,000 storm drains in the city. they were not able to get to everyone. they were asking residents to make sure they got out there to help if the trains were clock clogged. b.g.e. has extra crews on standby in anticipation of power outages. >> the concern is the high wind. it can bring down trees and power lines. with a heavy canopy we have today, we have some ground that is soaked from the recent storms. it is a good recipe for power outages. >> it looks like the wind is starting to pick up. there is concern about that. it is not called
's started at and jennifer franciotti is live on the scene. >> this is on falls road. i want to give you a good picture of where this is. as you take falls road considered north parkway. this housal caught fire and inside were six people. including christine. christine when did you first notice something was wrong? >> we got woken up about 1:00 a.m. and by that time one room was already engulfed in flames and it traveled into the hallway in a matter of seconds and the room my girlfriends and i were in burst into flames and we had to kick out the window. luckily we had to jump out the roof. my mother-in-law had to jump from the at i can. i know she was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. dylan and his grandfather got out on the steps and pretty much it was just us that had to joump out the roof. >> what is that like to have to jump off a roof? >> i couldn't believe i did that because in that moment, at that moment two had already jumped off and i could feel the roof panels burning up and the fire hurt. it burned so it was get burned or jump. >> dylan, you said you could hear the gla
. >> it is an ongoing debate. >> the issue is whether or not to put a slots parlor in in arundel mills. jennifer franciotti has more on the debate. >> good morning. david cordish is the developer who wants to put in the slots parlor and he has been going door to door to garner support. he has knocked on 500 doors telling anyone who'll listen about the plan. the creation of 4000 new jobs. those who oppose slots have teamed up with the american jockey club. voters will decide this issue. if they vote no, slot zoning starts from scratch. this will be a giant step backwards, according to cordish. >> to get this back in gear, the lawyers we have heard on both sides say five years minimum. $2.5means the state's loss billion because you're starting from scratch. >> you may have seen those anti- slots tv ads. he believes they are funded by a company that already has a slots license in cecil county. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's your position on building a slots palace at arundel mills? you can e-mail your response to wat
firefighters put to the test with two four-alarm fires yesterday. >> jennifer franciotti with more on that story. >> it was quite a scene yesterday. firefighters were busy fighting fires to 11 houses on two niche blocks. all but two houses were vacant. five rowhouses went up in flames there. then three more caught fire on the other side. firefighters rushed to houses on the next block. everyone did get out safely. no word on what caused the first fire, but officials are pretty sure of what happened on north cary street. >> one consideration is there may have been embers that may have been blown from one fire across the street to the next may have ignited that one. we don't know at this point. >> in all 100 firefighters responded. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. mindy back to you. >> a 34-year-old columbia man who survived an apartment fire is charged with not only setting the blaze, but killing his ex-wife moments earlier. damon white set fire to the apartment to cover up the murder of the 35-year-old woman. she obtained a restraining order against her husband in 2008. >>
30s and jessamy by about 1300 votes. jennifer franciotti joins us live with more. we thought this was all over. >> we sure did. this is a prime example of how every vote counts. neither camp is willing to can see until all of the absentee ballots have been counted. it still took the board of elections nearly a full day to release complete returns. the race between bernstein and jessamy is too close to call. 3% has been lost in limbo. they forgot to turn and memory cards from 82 voting machines. those cards have been tracked down. there is nothing suspicious or unusual about the slope accounting. >> when you have an election, it is not uncommon to be at 100% within 24 hours. >> now here it is two days after the race and there is concern about the absentee ballots. the counting will begin this morning. we could have the results by this evening. who knows? i could be here tomorrow morning. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the big fight in washington is about politics. >> the president wants to cut taxes for the middle class. withamara jordan's us live more details -- kat
spirit when at the kicked her off the team. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when they are daughter, kennedy, came home from practice and demonstrated her routine for her. she says some of the cheers were just too inappropriate for 6-year-olds. >> and the lyricses are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock. >> well, after bringing her objections to the coach and g.m. of the squad, jennifer says kennedy was concluded off the team. she does say, however, other cheered leading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit-area cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the time is now 6:08, 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, more than a dozen homes go up in flames as a wild fire rages in utah. >> and the force of nature of a different kind as wind and water pummel
awakening when a building caught fire. >> if happened at 4:00 a.m. this morning. jennifer franciotti is on the scene with the latest. >> the street you see behind me is actually liberty heights. all the fire activity is on hillsdale. the fire happened about 3:30 this morning on hillsdale with a vacant house involved in this fire. officials say when crews arrived, that fire was heavily in golfed in flames. they needed to call for a second alarm. they have to fight the fire from the exterior of the building. >> because of the intensity, because the damage to a neighboring nursing home that was occupied, as well as another home that was occupied by one individual. >> that is certainly good news. the nursing home is actually in the form of a house that has been turned into a nursing home. it had four occupants. they were taken to a nearby van where they could wait this out. no injuries were reported. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. as of liberty heights, it looks like police are blocking off this area because of all of the heavy fire equipment. they're hoping to get it
-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so for the focus is the western suburbs. frederick county, carroll county. let's look at hd doppler. you cannot see the worst of it in the orange and the red -- you can see the worst of it in the orange and the red. you will see some heavy rain for the next 15 or 20 minutes at least. and then it will push into pennsylvania. down towards annapolis, give yourself extra time again this morning. let's look at the forecast. i think it will clear up this afternoon. most of the rain will be this morning. high temperatures in the upper 70's. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah and see what is happening on the roads on this tuesday. >> a few accidents to watch for. they could be related to the rain. there is an accident at 32. watch for delays there. there are some other problem spots. jewish park lake drive, a vehicle fire. park lake drive, a
's happening after all. jennifer lopez's deal is set to become official. she's going to be a judge on "american idol." final contracts are now currently being signed by lopez. jamie doesn't like the j-lo addition. >> i do. >> you do? oh, good. this is all going to be announced early october before auditions begin for the new season. the star's rep? no comment >> i'm shaking my head over this one. fans may have been a little confused with the antics of the titans mascot. >> apparently the broadcaster iowan eagle - ian eagle, listen to what he had to say. >> it's always great when the mascots and cheerleaders get together. whoa! engulfed! that's not right. >> we didn't hear the big bullpen afterwards. that was an inflatable version of t-rack who apparently ate the titans cheerleader. hopefully she's ok. >>> came without warning. >> no one knew what to make of it. coming up, we're going to show you the new home video of the gas explosion that leveled parts of a neighborhood near san francisco. >> we're coming to the end of a few months of a lot of hard work. >> the primary day that is not so ord
testimony about the murder of jennifer michaela, and haley petit, paints the picture of a simple robbery gone horribly wrong. on wednesday, a police detective gave a gripping account of a detective given by steven hayes. hayes quickly recounted how things got, quote, out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony. because these are the words of the defendant himself. as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police that accomplice joshua comosarjevski. he began beating petit. and there was blood all over the place. petit spoke. >> oorpghtd painful day for the petit and hawkins family. >> reporter: it was the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes said he escorted jennifer hawk-petit to the bank, where she withdrew $15,000. and when she return said, the other suspect had already sexually assaulted 11-year-old michaela. and he told him to, quote, have sex with the mother to square things up. she was later strangled to death. >> hayes was trying to point to the codefendant and say he was the bad guy. he was the worst one. >> report
on the flip side of this. >> you name it, anything on wheels all to raise money for a good cause. i'm jennifer franciotti. details straight ahead. as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> the humidity was down like 29% or 30%. we don't see that often around here when it is warm out. >> a similar set-up, but we won't be quite as breezey. there is a weather disturbance to our north. it will stay there during the day today. in fact, yesterday it generated a few scattered clouds in the area, but that was about it. the rain stayed north of us, and this mornin
to show you a great picture. our friend jennifer took this shot in tokyo. you know what that is? >> a raven. she says she's using it as her wallpaper for the season all long. >> that's the wallpaper i use. i have to be honest with you, that's going to be the wallpaper. that's neat. sunny and 81 degrees this day. that's mark viviano's shot. that's mark measuring's hairline out of focus. i was going to go to that. let me say this. coming up on coffee with. right here, by the way on wjz- 13. it's time to don the jersey. it's monday and tonight, we kick off our nfl season. sports director mark viviano is joining us after the break wand'll look at what the -- at what the nfl has to hold for the hometown crowd and team. >> we would love to see your pictures at wjzme@comcast.net. go to wjz.com and look for the special icon also. >>> it's a nice, cool morning. gray skies in the area and we'll give way to sunshine at 81 degrees today. 64 d.c. and 55 easton and 65 at pax river and ocean city. 61 bel air and columbia. and 63 annapolis, rock hall and kent island. sunshine into the area and
linked to higher mortality rates in our "medical alert." >> i'm jennifer franciotti. details next. >> and word that a popular >> and word that a popular roland park is moving. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet absorbs and traps so much dirt you'll never go back to your old mop. [ funny voice ] hey, mop! wanna suck up dirt and grime like swiffer wetjet? then try the absorb-a-straw! now you're gettin' it. [ female announcer ] sorry, mop, but swiffer wetjet has a dirt dissolving solution and super absorbent pads that trap and lock dirty water deep inside the gradient core while mops can just spread it around. swiffer cleans better, or your money back. ♪ she blinded me with science >> researchers have discovered that vitamin b along with normal vitamin amounts found it stops brain shrinkage by as much as 30%. >> what we recommend is that people with memory problems, especially the elderly, especially if they are being diagnosed already in a memory clinic, should be diagnosed by their doctors whether or not it is a good idea to take these vitamins. >> the warnings are that the long
they considered to be inappropriate words in one of the cheers. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when her daughter kennedy came home from practice and demonstrated the routine. tesch says when they went to the coach and general manager to express her concern, she got the runaround. event we'll managers of the detroit-area cheerleading squad reportedly removed the girl from the squad, adding they were keeping the 20-year-old cheer. >> and the lyrics are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock, and right away the next day i addressed it with the coach and the general manager of the wolverines. >> tesch says other cheerleading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? you can email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 66 degrees on tv hill at 5:07. coming up -- a father's accused of killing his children. >> 33 miners in chile still trapped undergro
question now is who next season? the rummr front runners includeú jennifer lopez and a lot of ttlk about her trying to negotiate a contract, and stephen yler, but fox has yet to coofirm any names. >>> from box off flops o dvd ú%ccesses. >> i work for the blah-blah-blah and they gave e a license to blah. >> thh movies that studios ú%counting on making more money threaters. >>> a great day for it. take a lookkat it, 84 degr as a career prosecutor i made decisions on facts not politics. in washington, i'm trying to do the same. that's why i voted to crackdown on wall street and protect the bay. and why i voted against the $3 trillion budget, the big bank bailout, and against the health care bill. you see for me it's not about democrats or republicans it's about common sense and doing what's best for our families. maybe that's why i'm ranked one of the most independent members of congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >>> kids are imak in school for the school year. yyu know whht that means? session. if you would like your kid to be a part of weather kid section, just
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